4 non-Tyreek Hill wide receiver trade targets for the NY Jets

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4. NY Jets trade target: A.J. Brown

The wide receiver market has exploded in recent weeks with the likes of Davante Adams and now Tyreek Hill receiving mega extensions, not to mention Christian Kirk's massive deal in free agency.

That's one of the biggest reasons Hill ultimately left Kansas City. The six-time Pro Bowler was looking for significantly more money than Adams received on an annual basis. The Dolphins were willing to give that to him.

May that be a warning for any team with a young wide receiver on an expiring contract. If you aren't willing to pay big bucks for that player, he's likely going to want out.

One such young receiver who will be eyeing an extension in the near future is A.J. Brown. At just 24-years-old, Brown is one of the best young wide receivers in the NFL with two 1,000-yard campaigns and a Pro Bowl appearance already under his belt.

He's also eligible for an extension this offseason and will be heading into the final year of his rookie contract in 2022. There's no doubt that Brown sees the wide receiver market and is just waiting to cash in.

The Tennessee Titans aren't in quite the cap situation that the Chiefs were, but they're not exactly sitting pretty either, especially following the Robert Woods trade.

Now, there's nothing to indicate that the Titans don't plan to pay Brown or that he wants out. But if extension talks were to sour, the Jets probably make more sense as a potential landing spot than any team.

Not only do they have the need and resources to make a deal happen, but Brown is notably best friends with former Ole Miss teammate Elijah Moore. He also has plenty of experience playing alongside Corey Davis in Tennessee.

If A.J. Brown somehow becomes available, the Jets might be his preferred destination.